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Sustainability: Dare to Think of the Unthinkable

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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"We must dare to think 'unthinkable' thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world. We must learn to welcome and not to fear the voices of dissent. We must dare to think about 'unthinkable things' because when things become unthinkable, thinking stops and action becomes mindless." - J. William Fulbright  

Lessons from Business Sustainability’s Unsung

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Business sustainability headlines often focus on large corporations making big impacts.  While large in overall impact, these efforts typically represent only incremental change in a larger business operation.

By-Products of Sustainable Business Strategies

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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What is a by-product?  According to this entry in Wikipedia, a by-product is a secondary or incidental product deriving from a manufacturing process, a chemical reaction or a biochemical pathway, and is not the primary product or service being produced.

How to Make Sustainable Change Manageable

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Surveys indicate most Americans recognize the environmental crisis and they're concerned about global warming. But to actually do something about it?  It's a similar experience in the business world.  Within our business sustainability consulting practice, executives are becoming aware of the business case for sustainability but are finding the traditional methods of addressing alternative mindsets and systems.

Key Qualities of Sustainable Leadership

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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"In a comprehensive review by the researchers Bruce Avolio and Fred Luthans of more than two hundred leadership studies, only one quality among leaders consistently had a positive impact on their employees.

New partnership to help multinational companies operate responsibly

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) December 13, 2010 - Companies worldwide will be given greater guidance and support on how to conduct their business responsibly and report on their sustainability performance thanks to a partnership between the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Santa's CSR Checklist: Has Your Business Been Naughty or Nice?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Santa's making a list and he's checking it twice.  He's wondering if your business has been naughty or nice.  Has your organization delayed business sustainability strategies to see how the market responds before taking action? Has management been afraid to commit resources and capital to sustainability initiatives?  Or, has your businesses harnessed the organizational power of sustainability to deliver top and bottom line results? 

3BL Media and Reuters Insider Announce CSRreport Special Edition: “CSR for Investors”

12-part series looks at the impact of corporate social responsibility on publicly traded companies.
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Northampton, MA / New York, NY - November 22, 2010 -  3BL Media, the experts in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability communications, has recently launched CSRreport Special Edition: “CSR for Investors” on Reuters Insider. The 12-part video series will give an overview of how corporate social responsibility is affecting the bottom line of public companies, and how investors and traders need to include CSR in their decision-making.

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